PREVIOUS SPEAKERS2019-02-02T11:37:34+01:00

PREVIOUS CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Both in 2017 and 2018 we have had the pleasure of hosting some amazing speakers, their profiles are below

GEMMA GARY

Gemma is an artist and writer based in the South-West of England. Her work primarily focuses upon the rites and verbal, inscribed and physical charms of operative folk magic and witchcraft. Gemma’s published works include: Traditional Witchcraft – A Cornish Book of Ways; a very personal expression of contemporary witchcraft practice in Cornwall, drawing upon Cornish magical heritage and folklore, in addition to the ways of modern traditional witchcraft

AD MERCER

A.D. Mercer is a writer, researcher and professional psychotherapist with over thirty years’ experience investigating both the esoteric and the paranormal primarily from a phenomenological perspective. Outside his professional publications in the field of psychotherapy, his occult works have focused on the Runes and the Enochian magical arcana. He also a show producer at Paranormal UK Radio. His book, The Wicked Shall Decay, is his first work for Three Hands Press.

ANDREW COLLINS

Andrew Collins was born on January 25, 1957, in Bedford, England. He is a science and history writer, and the author of books that challenge the way we perceive the past. They include From the Ashes of Angels, Gods of Eden, Gateway to Atlantis, Tutankhuman: The Exodus Conspiracy (co-authored with Chris Ogilvie Herald), The Cygnus Mystery, Beneath the Pyramids, Göbekli Tepe: Genesis of the Gods and The Cygnus Key: The Denisovan Legacy, Göbekli Tepe and the Birth of Egypt. He lives in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex. His website is www.andrewcollins.com

MARTIN DUFFY

Martin Duffy lives in Sussex, England and writes on the subjects of folk magic, mythology and the occult arts; in particular the manner in which they relate to traditional witch-lore and practices. He has most recently composed a series of articles treating foci and mysteries pertinent to the witch-cult. These works have appeared in the pages of THE CAULDRON and CLAVIS JOURNAL. Mr. Duffy’s first title for Three Hands Press is The Devil’s Raiments, treating the subject of traditional ritual vestments and attire, and their symbolism. His latest book, concerning image magic, is Effigy: Of Graven Image and Holy Idol.

MICHAEL CLARKE

Michael is a modern day cunning man who has received traditional folk magic techniques that were once prevalent in the agricultural communities set in the roots of his native East Anglia. He has given talks on the Pagan and Occult subjects for many years and is one of the founders of the Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Pagan Moot.

MOGG MORGAN

Mogg works for the innovative ‘new edge’ publisher Mandrake of Oxford. Mogg regards himself as a practitioner-cum-scholar of all aspects of occultism and has been exploring the connections between the magick of ancient Egypt and its continuation/crossover with the living magical traditions of the middle East.

RICHARD WARD

Richard has had a long standing interest in the traditional folk magic of his native Essex. Richard has had articles published by the late Mike Howard’s Cauldron magazine and Pagan Dawn. He had his first book published in 2016, Echoes from the Primal Grimoire, which reveals the interconnectedness of intrusions from ‘Outside’ against the backdrop of Grant’s substantial interest in New England fantasy author H.P. Lovecraft.

GEORGE HARES

George Hares is a British Folk Magician and Witch living in the North West of England. Growing up with spiritualism, he has been raised in the occult as a child and has been actively involved in the occult amd spiritual traditions for 19 years. He originally has a background in Haitian Vodou and Conjure/Hoodoo in which the latter he still practices today.

ASH WILLIAM MILLS

Ash is a historian, folklorist, folk magic practitioner and Gaelic polytheist/animist. He studies Scottish history at The University of Edinburgh and runs the Scottish Cunning Ways~ dòighean cianail na h-Alba group on Facebook